Definition : Certificate of the syndicate attesting to the condition of the immovable

Document prepared by a syndicate of co-owners and intended to collect various information on the state of the co-ownership. The form and content of the attestation shall be determined by regulation of the Government. This certificate is part of the legal documents to be provided for the sale of any fraction, under article 1068.1 of the Civil Code of Quebec. In that regard, it is provided that the person who sells a fraction must, in good time, give the promisor-purchaser such a certificate. To that end, the syndicate shall transmit, within 15 days, the document to the co-owner who so requests.

WARNING!? Section 1068.1 was introduced into the Civil Code of Quebec in December2019 by Bill 16. This new article obliges the seller of a fraction to give the promising buyer a certificate from the syndicate as to the state of the co-ownership. The syndicate has a period of 15 days to submit such a certificate to the co-owner who requests it. This obligation exists only from the day of the appointment of the new board of directors, after the loss of control of the promoter over the syndicate.  This section has not entered into force.

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